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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Nueva demanda contra General Motors por muerte en caso interruptor de encendido defectuoso

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Una corte estadounidense rechazó la solicitud que presentó General Motors Co para que se desechara una demanda que acusa a la automotriz de ocultar evidencia física de un interruptor de encendido defectuoso vinculado a la muerte...
  • Gas Prices Drop Another Nickel This Week

     
    Another week, another drop in gas prices. Pump prices fell 5 cents the past week to a national average of $3.47 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said Thursday. That's the lowest level......
  • Judge rejects GM effort to stop reopening of Melton case

    A Cobb County judge on Saturday rejected a General Motors request to dismiss a lawsuit aimed at throwing out a settlement between the automotive giant and the family of a Georgia woman who died in one of the brand's cars. The family of Brooke Melton, who...
  • Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire

    Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people, including seven children, were displaced by a fire in a multi-family duplex on Orchard Street in Manchester on Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m., with heavy smoke coming out of...
  • Broker can help find right car

    Broker can help find right car
    Q: I have a 2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 with 20,000 miles and like all the amenities, but I need something a bit bigger, somewhat higher off the ground with a little more headroom so my husband with back problems can get in easier. I also want a car with...
  • Chasing 11.2: We Take the Challenger SRT Hellcat to the Strip

     
    It's perfectly common for automakers to provide quarter-mile acceleration numbers on their hopped-up performance cars. It's rare, however, when one provides times for street tires in addition to what the car should run with sticky purpose-built drag...
  • Colonial-era ship unearthed at Trade Center

    When a decaying wooden ship was discovered in the World Trade Center excavation pit four years ago, it posed a mystery. Where did it come from? How did it get there? Was it wrecked? Or was it sunk intentionally for landfill? Archaeologists, maritime...
  • Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group

    Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group
    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
  • 63 death claims filed to GM victims fund; 5 new recalls cover 269,000 vehicles

    More than half the first claims submitted in just one week to Kenneth Feinberg related to deaths and injuries possibly tied to General Motors' defective ignition switches are from families who say one of their members died. Separately the automaker...
  • GM recalls 200,000 Saturn VUEs; Volkswagen adds to Routan recall

    GM recalls 200,000 Saturn VUEs; Volkswagen adds to Routan recall
    General Motors has issued recalls for another round of cars with problems related to faulty ignition switches. The company said 202,115 of its Saturn VUEs from the years 2002 to 2004 may be fitted with keys that can come out when the car is still turned...
  • Nissan closes gap with Honda in U.S. thanks to stylish designs, discounts

    Nissan closes gap with Honda in U.S. thanks to stylish designs, discounts
    DETROIT (Reuters) - For more than 25 years, the contest among Japanese car makers in North America has been a two-horse race, led by Toyota with Honda in second place and Nissan in the rear view mirror trailing far behind. Not anymore. Nissan, thanks to...